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Feeding your pedigree dog

Pedigree dogs were bred for selected purposes such as hunting, guarding and herding animals. Therefore specific traits were bred into each breed to suit the purpose they were required for. However it wasn’t until the late 1950’s when pedigree dogs became popular to show. The first official dog show was in 1959 and the UK Kennel Club now recognizes over 200 breeds, and over 400 breeds are recognized worldwide.

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How to choose the best dog breeds for families

Choosing the right dog breed. Making the decision of getting a dog to include in your family is always a good one. Indeed, choosing the right dog can bring many years of love and loyal companionship, especially for the children in a family. However, choosing just the right breed of dog is an important part of getting the puppy you can have this long lasting relationship with. Check out these tips for choosing the best dog breeds for families.

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The responsibility that comes with breeding dogs

Breed dogs with a clear conscience Breeding dogs can be one of the most rewarding things you can do. Of course its not as simple as deciding to breed and starting. There are some important things you need to ask, and honestly answer before you can breed with a clear conscience. With so many unwanted puppies you need to be sure you can find good homes for all the puppies. There are far too many unwanted pets in the world. If you are wanting to breed because you feel you have a lot of time, resources and love to give – rather consider adopting one of the many millions of homeless pets and giving your love in this way.

German Shepherd »

Tips how to buy a healthy German Shepherd dog

If you are buying a German Shepherd puppy it is important to ensure that you only purchase a healthy dog from a reputable breeder and a good idea would be to contact the breed council who should be able to provide you with a list of such breeders. Most reputable breeders don’t need to advertise but if they do they tend not to use free papers or other general advertising media but will usually place their advert in a specialist dog magazine or paper. The Kennel Club will provide a list of breeders but this does not signify that they are reputable only that they register their puppies with the KC.

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Dog breeds and characteristics of several kinds of dogs
In spite of the fact that dogs all have similar traits and characteristics, there are things that separate one dog from another. There are different breeds of dogs and with these breeds of dogs come different behaviors and skills. Some dogs are more trainable than others and there is a need for you to understand the kinds of dogs available so that you select the one that best suits your needs. Dog vary in skill and in function as well as looks. …

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Goldendoodles and Mini Goldendoodles

A Goldendoodle dog is a cross between a Poodle and a Golden retriever and the result is a friendly, easily trained dog that is great for families (some say)– especially those families whose members have allergies. Mini Goldendoodles are a cross between a Golden retriever and a Miniature Poodle. They are smaller than the average Goldendoodle, hence the “mini” attached to their name. The breed was established in the 1990’s, soon after Labradoodles became popular. Goldendoodles are considered a mixed breed.

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Miniature dog breeds pros and cons of owning toy breeds

There is a wide range of miniature dog breeds for you to choose from, if you like very small dogs. Miniature or small dog breeds include the Miniature Pinscher, Pug, Toy Poodle, Chihuahua and Spaniel. There are many other small dog breeds available as well. There are many benefits to owning toy dog breeds, and here are a few.

Pitbull Terrier, Pitbulls »

Pitbull Myths and the Truth

Pitbulls are amazing family dogs. Have you seen a full-grown Pitbull? You probably will agree with me that this stocky, muscular, and big dog will make your spine chill. I will not blame you, you probably have seen stories in television, newspaper and probably have heard of banning of Pitbulls in the United States. However, if you want a friend, a very loyal friend who will protect you and your family, you need a Pitbull.

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Dog breeds statistics
I was looking over the 2007 AKC Registration Figures to see what the world thought about different dog breeds. Here are the statistics from 2007 according to dog registrations.
Dog breeds statistics in America
Here are a few of the top 10 dog breeds listed under the city.

Atlanta’s Top Dog Breeds

Labrador Retriever
Golden Retriever
German Shepherd
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Boxer
Yorkshire Terrier
Shih Tzu
Miniature Schnauzer
Doberman Pinscher
Dachshund

Baltimore’s Top Dog Breeds

Labrador Retriever
Golden Retriever
Boxer
Yorkshire Terrier
German Shepherd
Pug
Poodle
Dachshund
Rottweiler
Bulldog

Tampa’s Top Dog Breeds

Labrador Retriever
Yorkshire Terrier (tied with #1)
Golden Retriever
German Shepherd
Boxer
Dachshund
Poodle (tied with #6)
Bulldog
Rottweiler
Chihuahua

Washington Dc’s Top Dog Breeds

Labrador Retriever
Yorkshire Terrier
Poodle
Shih Tzu
Golden Retriever
Boxer
German Shepherd
Boston …

Doberman Pinscher »

Doberman a good dog breed for families
The Doberman is a breed of its own. The breed was created by Louis Doberman who was looking for a great watch dog to protect him in his rounds of the bad areas where he lived. The Doberman was noted in 1908 by the American Kennel Club and soon became the second most popular breed in the United States.
The average life expectancy of the Doberman is fourteen years. Though the dog is moody it is expected to be one of the loyalist and most …